CASE MANAGER, PHOENIX CENTRE FOR YOUTH
FULL-TIME, TERM: November 2020 to July 30th, 2021
Since 1987, Phoenix has been dedicated to supporting youth and contributing to a vibrant community. Phoenix’s ten locations in Halifax, N.S. provide a continuum of care for youth aged 11-24 and their families. Our team of caring professionals recognizes that each person who comes to us has individual needs as well as strengths. People are the leaders in their own lives; Phoenix is a leader in supporting them. To learn more about Phoenix visit our website: www.phoenixyouth.ca
Job Summary: Case Managers work at our walk-in centre, Phoenix Centre for Youth, a program for youth aged 16-24. This program is often their first point of contact with Phoenix. Reporting to the program Manager, Case Managers are responsible for supporting youth on their case load and others who require assistance throughout the day. The services offered are confidential, non-judgmental and include: housing support, advocacy, crisis intervention, counselling, parenting support, referral to community and internal resources, health services, financial support, food, clothing, shower and laundry facilities, computer, and phone access.
Reports to: Manager, Phoenix Centre for Youth
Compensation: A competitive salary, comprehensive group medical insurance plan, Employee and Family Assistance Program, RRSP contribution, three weeks annually of vacation (pro-rated for the term), generous sick leave, a generous paid holiday schedule, in-house trainings and professional development opportunities.
Hours of Work: 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., with some flexibility and occasional evening and weekend work.
Start Date: November 2020
Screening Requirements: This position is subject to a satisfactory criminal record check including a vulnerable sector search, child abuse register check and proof of education.
We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment reflective of the youth we serve. We welcome applications from individuals from equity seeking groups such as racialized/visible minorities, Indigenous/Aboriginal peoples, persons with disability, persons who identify in the LGBTQ2S+ community and others who reflect the diversity of our Nova Scotia communities. All employment is decided based on qualifications and merit; however, we encourage self-identification on either your cover letter or resume.
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